Executive Assistant to the Chair, Department of Medicine, UC San Diego
Margaret Mimie Rattanachane is passionate about connecting people with shared goals and a vision for an inclusive future. She is a dedicated UC San Diego alumnae and employee, engaged with stakeholders to understand the needs of a diverse group of students, researchers and employees. Margaret is the Executive Assistant to the Chair of the Department of Medicine. In 2018, she received a prestigious honor as the Principal Exemplary Staff Employee. She also organizes fundraising events to advance diversity and equity in education. She founded the UCSD All Staff Mixer, a networking platform for university professionals from different areas of expertise. Previously, she worked in the Department of Education Studies as the Program and Faculty Assistant, focused on community engagement.
Margaret is Laotian American and a first generation college graduate. As a transplant from Sacramento, CA, she moved to San Diego and began planting her roots in 2009. Margaret is grateful for the community that has given her inspiration and opportunities to develop and grow. This motivates her to stay involved with her passion by creating and advocating for space that celebrates diversity and challenges inequity.